Worried about PFAS water contamination? Here’s what to do

After The Times reported last week that nearly 300 drinking water wells and other water sources in California had been contaminated with toxic chemicals linked to cancer, readers wanted to know what they could do. For many, it was the first time they had read about this class of chemicals, called perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances — or PFAS. We talked to industry experts, and the following are their best answers to some of the most often-asked questions we received. If only it were that easy. Common water pitcher brands like Brita and Pur are perfectly fine if you want to reduce bad-tasting chlorine and contaminants like heavy metals. But they weren’t designed to remove PFAS or even reduce their concentration in your tap water. NSF International, a group that tests and certifies water filtration systems, lists 77 products that can reduce PFAS to below the Environmental Protection Agency’s health advisory level. Some of them function like pitchers — you fill them manually and they don’t have to be installed under your sink — but they do have to be docked into a filtration system that sits on your counter and has to be plugged in. They cost about $100-$150. According to...

At some point in your electrical pursuits, you’ll need to make a connector. Maybe you’re designing

At some point in your electrical pursuits, you’ll need to make a connector. Maybe you’re designing something that will connect to another device, or maybe the spaghetti mess of wires coming out of your Raspberry Pi has become a pain to deal with. Whatever the reason, a proper connector can solve a lot of headaches in electronics projects. Your first thought might be to run to your favorite component distributor and order the connectors, terminals, and crimping tool. Unfortunately, those tools can cost thousands of dollars. Maybe you’ll just solder the connectors instead? Don’t! It makes for easily damaged connections. Fortunately, [Matt Millman] has a great guide on wire-to-board connectors. This guide will explain why you should never solder crimp terminals and then get into working with some of the most common wire-to-board connector families. For example, the Mini-PV series (which often get called “Dupont”) are one of the most ubiquitous connectors in hobbyist electronics. They’re the connector on those rainbow colored jumper wire sets, and connect perfectly to 0.1″ pin headers. The connectors and terminals are cheap, but the official HT-0095 crimp tool costs over $1500. Most...

Global 1, 3-Butanediol Market Research Report 2020, Segment by Key Companies, Countries, Types, Applications and Forecast 2021 to 2026

Selon l’étude de HJ Research, le marché mondial du 1,3-butanediol est estimé à XX millions de dollars américains en 2019 et devrait atteindre XX millions de dollars américains d’ici 2026, avec un TCAC de XX% au cours de la période de prévision. Le rapport sur le marché du 1,3-butanediol fournit une analyse qualitative et quantitative en termes de dynamique de marché, de scénarios de concurrence, d’analyse d’opportunité, de croissance du marché, de chaîne industrielle, etc. Dans cette étude, 2019 a été considérée comme l’année de base et 2020 jusqu’en 2026 comme période de prévision pour estimer la taille du marché du 1,3-butanediol. Segmentation du marché, par régions:Amérique du Nord (États-Unis, Canada)Europe (Allemagne, France, Royaume-Uni, Italie, Russie, Espagne, Pays-Bas, Suisse, Belgique)Asie-Pacifique (Chine, Japon, Corée , Inde, Australie, Indonésie, Thaïlande, Philippines, Vietnam)Moyen-Orient et Afrique (Turquie, Arabie saoudite, Émirats arabes unis, Afrique du Sud, Israël, Égypte, Nigéria)Amérique latine (Brésil, Mexique, Argentine, Colombie, Chili, Pérou ) Raisons pour obtenir ce rapport:Dans une perspective de perspicacité, ce rapport de recherche s’est consacré à ...

Blu-ray Review: Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory on Sony Home Entertainment

Sony has outfitted Almodóvar’s newest memory play with a transfer that fully preserves the film’s painstaking gorgeousness. A film about an aging artist struggling to recapture his yen for creation, Pain and Glory has the makings of a deeply personal, career-capping work for Pedro Almodóvar. His name may be Salvador Mallo (Antonio Banderas), but the gay filmmaker, with his tussled hair, white beard, and red turtleneck, may as well call himself Pedro. One of the very few differences between them is that Salvador has stopped making films while Almodóvar continues to work at a relatively steady clip. Pain and Glory is a ballsy admission on the auteur’s part that he hasn’t made a film in more than a decade that can compare with his most subversive output, which makes it all the more dispiriting that his latest only occasionally captures the spry, comedic rhythms and impassioned, melodramatic intensity that defined, say, Law of Desire, Matador, and Bad Education. Pain and Glory is most surprising at the outset, as the stern narration that we’ve come to expect from an Almodóvar film is audaciously paired with CG graphics and abstract animations that illustrate Salvador’s anatomical an...

Lenovo has unveiled its Legion BoostStation eGPU as part of its CES event this year. It

Lenovo has unveiled its Legion BoostStation eGPU as part of its CES event this year. It is the OEM’s inaugural external GPU, and features an aluminium build and a transparent window. The latter functions to display the card in question and also presumably for cooling. It is designed for tool-free installation, and weighs just shy of 20 pounds (lb) (about 9 kilograms (kg)). Therefore, Lenovo asserts that it can fit into any home gaming set-up. The Legion BoostStation accomodates cards of 60x150x300 to 320mm (depending on where the power pin is located). There is also space for 1 SATA-based SSD or HDD, or 2 PCIe-based SSDs. The eGPU also has 1 port for Thunderbolt 3; 2 for USB 3.1 (Gen 1); 1 for USB 2.0; 1 HDMI display and 1 RJ45 port. Its ATX power supply unit supports as much as 500W, and also handles notebook power delivery of up to 100W. All in all, it seems Lenovo’s new BoostStation may be an effective companion for many super-light ultrabooks, the new 15.6-inch Legion Y740S included. It will be available from May 2020, and will cost US$249.99 as a standalone unit. However, the OEM has also announced that bundles with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, 2070 Super, 2060 ...

Fix sheets on purlins at maximum centres of 61cm. Corrugation end lap: 17cm Corrugation side lap:

Fix sheets on purlins at maximum centres of 61cm. Corrugation end lap: 17cm Corrugation side lap: One Nails per sheet: 20 Fix sheets on purlins at maximum centres of 45cm. Corrugation end lap: 20cm Corrugation side lap: One Nails per sheet: 25 Sheets must be laid on fully supporting roof deck. Corrugation end lap: 30cm Corrugation side lap: Two Nails per sheet: 20 Start alternate courses of sheets with a half width sheet; this forms a broken bond sheet pattern, thus avoiding a 4 ply sheet thickness build up at the corners of sheets. Position and fix an additional purlin at the ridge to take ridge fixings. The sheets should be laid to ridge apex to ensure sufficient weathering cover is provided. Check the deck is at least 20mm thick to accept nails. If thinner you can either apply battens, or boarding as detailed above, or substitute nails with screws. Fix by nailing through washer assemble and top of the sheet corrugation into the purlin below. The nail will penetrate the purlin by nominally 20mm. Complete the fixing by clipping the integral cap onto washer body to create a weather-tight seal to the roof. Alternatively, substitute nail with 65mm exterior screw. Length of screw ...

星火铜业有限公司主要经营的铝材产品有:厚度0.012—500mm,宽度为10—2100mm的铝板带材、铝卷材(板材长度为:700—6500mm,(可根据要求腹膜);0.015-0.145*1300mm空调箔;0.15-0.2*500mm电缆箔;0.02-0.05mm包装箔。主要可生产材质: 1100、1145、1050、1060、1070、1200、3003、3A21、3004、3005、3105、5052、5005、5A06、

星火铜业有限公司主要经营的铝材产品有:厚度0.012—500mm,宽度为10—2100mm的铝板带材、铝卷材(板材长度为:700—6500mm,(可根据要求腹膜);0.015-0.145*1300mm空调箔;0.15-0.2*500mm电缆箔;0.02-0.05mm包装箔。主要可生产材质: 1100、1145、1050、1060、1070、1200、3003、3A21、3004、3005、3105、5052、5005、5A06、5083、5754、5A02、5182、6063、6061、8011等,产品状态:F、H112、H12、H14、H18、H20、H22、H24、H26、H32、H16、H34、T6、T4、O。模具专用合金铝板、超宽/超厚合金铝板、拉伸合金铝板、腹膜合金铝板、电器散热器专用合金铝板、厚合金铝板2A12 T4/LY12。铝制天花板、幕墙专用合金铝板、防锈合金铝卷、喷涂(氟碳,聚脂)/氧化专用铝卷、防锈合金铝卷、标牌专用铝板、装饰专用花纹铝板:三条筋、大小五条筋防滑铝板, 指南针花纹铝板,桔皮状、水波纹、宝石花轧花装饰铝板、彩涂花纹铝板,合金牌号:1060、3003、5052等,厚度0.2-6.0mm,宽度800-1700mm,长度不限的系列化产品。彩涂生产下线,可提供聚酯彩涂、氟碳彩涂及彩图印花等彩图铝卷、装饰建筑用彩图铝板、彩涂花纹铝板、氟碳喷涂幕墙铝板。电厂化工厂专用保温防锈铝皮、压型铝板、瓦楞铝板、V-125型铝瓦、瓦楞水波纹铝板等。可满足用户不同的需求,常用规格备有现货;特殊尺寸可根据客户要求定做加工。厚合金铝板2A12 T4/LY12、5052/6061.6063.7075切割销售,免费切割,免费切小块。 四、棒材:挤压圆棒f(r...

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We use them to give you the best experience. If you continue using our website, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. Zebung Rubber Technology specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of premium-quality rubber hose solutions for the oil and gas industry. The company’s product range includes hydraulic rubber, oil and chemical hoses, in addition to specialist units and related accessories. We are also able to provide customised hoses based on a client’s specifications, such as size, thickness, conveying medium and working pressure. Zebung’s comprehensive selection of rubber hose systems are designed to comply with the latest Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) and ISO 9001 standards. They are available with single and double carcass configurations in both floating and submarine varieties, depending on customer needs. Our high-elasticity, smooth bore hoses are used for transporting oil and other liquid petroleum substances between loading and unloading vessels during offshore activities. Our rugged oil suction and discharge hoses are made from elastomers that have been manufactured to be damage and temperature-resistant...

Measuring Tools Market Structure, Industry Inspection, and Forecast 2025

UpMarketResearch.com, has added the latest research on Measuring Tools Market, which offers a concise outline of the market valuation, industry size, SWOT analysis, revenue approximation, and the regional outlook of this business vertical. The report precisely features the key opportunities and challenges faced by contenders of this industry and presents the existing competitive setting and corporate strategies enforced by the Measuring Tools Market players. As per the Measuring Tools Market report, this industry is predicted to grow substantial returns by the end of the forecast duration, recording a profitable yearly growth in the upcoming years. Shedding light on brief of this industry, the report offers considerable details concerning complete valuation of the market as well as detailed analysis of the Measuring Tools Market along with existing growth opportunities in the business vertical. Request a sample Report of Measuring Tools Market at: https://www.upmarketresearch.com/home/requested_sample/106116 Concepts and ideas in the report:Analysis of the region- based segment in the Measuring Tools Market:– As per the report, in terms of provincial scope, the Measuring Tools ...

Tesla’s claim to have million-mile batteries has been dismissed by critics, but latest research suggests Tesla

Tesla’s claim to have million-mile batteries has been dismissed by critics, but latest research suggests Tesla is already there. Million mile battery life has huge implications for electric robo-taxis, semi trucks and grid storage. The breakthrough to truly long-life lithium batteries appears to be precision control of cathode powder crystal structure and coatings. Long-life, high-density, powerful batteries will open up Tesla’s future promise – and invite competitors – across vehicle and energy markets. 4 Colors Silk Screen Printing Machine The challenge for Tesla and others will be making these batteries at low cost and without cobalt. There is one interesting, small company helping the big players do just that. Electric car and energy storage maker Tesla (TSLA) announced back in April that it would soon have million mile car batteries. This like many Tesla claims was met with skepticism by some Screen Printing Machine, Screen Printer, Automatic Screen Printing Machine – Kin Wah,https://www.kinwah-group.com/

Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Auxiliary Pledges Half a Million Dollars to Support Adolescent Gym in Cherese Mari Laulhere Children’s Village

LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Auxiliary pledged $500,000 to support an adolescent rehabilitation gym in the future Cherese Mari Laulhere Children’s Village at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach. This is another principal gift as part of a $60 million philanthropic campaign to support the capital and programmatic needs of this transformative state-of-the-art facility currently under construction. Three rehabilitation gyms— an infant, developmental and adolescent gym – will take up a complete wing of the 80,000-sq. ft., four-story Children’s Village. The gyms will connect to each other and allow the care team to share resources, improve group treatments and offer access to new types of space and equipment. “We have supported various programs that care for younger patients, but we wanted to do something for teens, since they often are overlooked,” says Linda Dilday, president, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Auxiliary. “We fell in love with the vision for the adolescent gym. We know that a hospital isn’t the coolest place...

Glendale Unified offers anti-vaping assemblies at all schools

Al Hradecky held the attention of fifth-grade students as they sat cross-legged on the floor in the auditorium at Balboa Elementary School, and they heard information about a rising trend — vaping. “How many of you know people who smoke cigarettes?” Hradecky asked. More than half of the students raised their hands. Hradecky owns Impact Canine Solutions, a company specializing in dog drug-detection services for schools, businesses and juvenile detention centers. Three years ago, Hradecky started offering drug-prevention presentations, and he tailored them to 10-year-olds, delving into vaping. He broke down how vape pens work, their ingredients, their effects and how they compare to cigarettes. He said one Juul vape pod equals a pack of cigarettes, and a person, on average, consumes one or two pods a day. Although addiction to nicotine is declining in this classroom’s age bracket, teens are rapidly embracing electronic cigarettes. “I live in this community, and I feel like it’s an epidemic with our youth,” said Sona Arakelyan, Balboa Elementary’s principal. “Even though I have not seen [vaping] incidents at Balboa, our kids ask about it.” She added, “I know they’re wondering what...